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The Changing Universe ...The Story of the New Astronomy
John Pfeiffer,
The Scientific Book Club, London, . 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. . With a foreword by Bart J. Bok. The science of radio astronomy and the techniques of modern electronics, originally created for radar and television, are now being adapted to the needs of astronomy and the universe is now being listened to as well as looked at. 243 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Science; Science & Technology; Astronomy. Inventory No: 232716. Good Condition
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 232716  Bookseller: Leura Books
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The Shape Of Wars To Come - The Hidden Facts Behind The Arms Race In Space
David Baker,
ISBN: 0600206513
Hamlyn, London, 1982. 
 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Softcover (Stiff Boards). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . 177 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Space Exploration; Military & Warfare; ISBN: 0600206513. ISBN/EAN: 9780600206514. Inventory No: 236741. Good Condition
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 236741  Bookseller: Leura Books
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To the Edge of the Universe - The Exploration of Outer Space with NASA
Introduced by Kevin Krisciunas,
ISBN: 0861243145
Bison Books, London, 1988. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Space Exploration; Science & Technology; ISBN: 0861243145. ISBN/EAN: 9780861243143. Inventory No: 229430. Very Good Condition
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 229430  Bookseller: Leura Books
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The Origins And International Economics of Space Exploration
Sir Bernard Lovell,
ISBN: 0852242565
University Press, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1973. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Rocketry has recorded history as far back as 13th Century China. 104 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Space Exploration; Exploration; ISBN: 0852242565. ISBN/EAN: 9780852242568. Inventory No: 229536. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 229536  Bookseller: Leura Books
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Stars and Planets of the Southern Hemisphere
Lionel Warner,
ISBN: 0589010360
A. H. & A. W. Reed, London, 1979. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. . 64 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Astronomy; Science & Technology; ISBN: 0589010360. ISBN/EAN: 9780589010362. Inventory No: 245035. Good Condition
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 245035  Bookseller: Leura Books
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Spotter’s Guide to The Night Sky
Nigel Henbest,
Usborne Pocketbooks, London, 1979. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Michael Roffe. . 64 pages. Illustrator: Michael Roffe. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Children's; Children; Astronomy. Inventory No: 246760. Good Condition
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 246760  Bookseller: Leura Books
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One Small Step: The Inside Story of Space Exploration
David Whitehouse,
ISBN: 9781848660366
Quercus,  2009. 
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Near Fine Condition/. . One Small Step shows space travel as it's never been seen. This is the most up-to-date history of man in space, researched by a NASA insider from astronaut interviews, diaries and speeches, and even top-secret documents from the former Soviet Union, with many revelations appearing in print for the first time. The CD includes, amongst 40 rare recordings, Radio Moscow's Sputnik announcement; Yuri Gagarin speaking in orbit; Alan Shepard launch chatter; Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space; Neil Armstrong stepping onto the lunar surface; and Apollo 13's 'Houston. We've got a problem' distress call. Includes a 70 minute CD of more than 40 unique recordings. 208 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Space Exploration; Science & Technology; ISBN/EAN: 9781848660366. Inventory No: 240000. Near Fine Condition
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 240000  Bookseller: Leura Books
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Journey Beyond Selene: Remarkable Expeditions Past Our Moon and to the Ends of the Solar System
Kluger, Jeffrey
ISBN: 9780316648424
Little Brown,  1999. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. This is the first UK edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 314 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, without tears or chips or other damage. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edges browned slightly. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; ISBN: 0316648426. ISBN/EAN: 9780316648424. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: RB16798. Very Good Condition
Price: 24.30 (AUD)
Book Number: RB16798  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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Rocket Propulsion
Eric Burgess,
Chapman and Hall, London, 1952. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. First Edition. No torn or missing pages. Previous owner's name on first page had been covered with ink scribble. General age and reading wear and marks. Wear and tear to extremities of dust wrapper. 236 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Aviation; Space Travel; Science & Technology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54471. Good Condition
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 54471  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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The Sleepwalkers
Arthur Koestler,
Hutchinson, London, 1959. First
 Hard Cover Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. First. No internal inscriptions. Some age discolouration to closed pages and some minor shelfwear. Dustwrapper is price clipped and is missing a couple of small pieces at extremities - is about 85 - 90% complete. Some rubbing to edges of dustwrapper. 624 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Religion & Theology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000419. Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000419  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Managing Martians
Donna Shirley with Danelle Morton,
ISBN: 0767902408
Broadway Books, New York, 1998. First
 Hard Cover Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. First. Used hardback with dustwrapper in very good condition. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. 276pp. Without packaging this book weighs 570g. The extraordinary story of a woman's lifelong quest to 'get to Mars' - and of the team behind the space robot that has captured the imaginaton of the world. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Space Exploration; ISBN: 0767902408. ISBN/EAN: 9780767902403. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 001448. Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001448  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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The Cygnus Mystery ~ Unlocking the Ancient Secrets of Life’s Origins in the Cosmos
Collins, Andrew
ISBN: 1842932020
Watkins Publishinh, London, 2006. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 350 pages. Dust Jacket un-clipped. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Philosophy. ISBN: 1842932020. ISBN/EAN: 9781842932025. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52344. Very Good Condition
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52344  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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From Vinland to Mars - a thousand years of exploration
Lewis, Richard S
ISBN: 0812906470
Quadrangle/The New York Times Book Co, New York, 1976. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Light wear & tear and discolouration to dust wrapper. Light age and reading wear. 436 pages. No internal inscriptions. No torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Exploration; Astronomy; Science & Technology. ISBN: 0812906470. ISBN/EAN: 9780812906479. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53760. Very Good Condition
Price: 21.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53760  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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The Elements of Astronomy for Surveyors
R. W. Chapman,
Charles Griffin, London, 1953. 
 Hard Cover Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket. . Used hardback. Pencil scribble to ffep - partially rubbed out. No torn or missing pages. Some surface wear to outer boards. Fifth edition revised and enlarged by J B Mackie. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Engineering, Industrial, Trade; Astronomy; Science & Technology. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000811. Good+
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000811  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Passive Temperature Control in the Space Environment
Van Vliet, Robert M.
MacMillan,  1965. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Issued from the United States Air Force Materials Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. This edition brings together all the various aspects of spacecraft temperature control insofar as it concerns surfaces or surface coatings. Interim handbook for the spacecraft designer. Highly technical book, packed with diagrams, formulae etc. The author initiated the U.S. Air Force research and development program on coating materials for the passive temperature of satellites and spacecraft. Specialist aviation space technology collector's item. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket is fully intact, but has small holes or chips down flap edges and other signs of wear to top and bottom edges, corners etc. Dust Jacket price-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 9. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 8319. Very Good Condition
Price: 43.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 8319  Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books
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The doomed astronaut
Frank, Joseph editor,
ISBN: 0876261926
Winthrop Publishers, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1972. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Drawings & photographs. First Edition. Second-hand copy, there is foxing/spotting of the edges of the textbook, internally clean, and free of annotations. Numerous illustrations, And reproductions of artworks. The book gives examples, ranging from Mesopotamia 6000 years ago to Cape Kennedy in the 1970s of the dream-nightmare of obtaining space. The book also raises fundamental questions about what is to be human, about what a human being is. The Doomed Astronaut grinds no axe for stasis or progress, the pessimism or optimism. Rather provides a chronological series of stories and analogues that deal with man's attempt to fly beyond the earth. Paraphrasing the introduction Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. X, 158 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Drawings & photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Space Exploration; Psychology & Psychiatry. ISBN: 0876261926. ISBN/EAN: 9780876261927. Inventory No: 0278665. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0278665  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Time and the Universe A New Basis for Cosmology
Arnot, F. L. ( Frederick Latham ) 1904-1940,
Australasian Medical Publishing Co Ltd, Sydney, 1941. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 250 g; 76 pages, with photographic frontispiece, and three text figures. Published posthumously. Inscription on the front end page "to Professor and Mrs Waterhouse with pleasant remembrances from Linda Arnot". Included with this are four Quarto pages obviously taken from another book because of the pagination, being firstly testimonial from Sir James Colquhoun Irvine principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of St Andrews (with a written note underneath Member of the General Board of the National Physical Laboratory and the date printed crossed out, and amended to read 22nd of August 1936 instead of Tory 2 December 1935) the other testimonials are from Professor H. Stanley Allen, Professor G. P. Thomson, and a letter to Dr Arnot from Professor L. B. Loeb. Also included, written in pencil, but not signed, is a letter to Faber and Faber dated 29 November 1938 -- Dear Sirs, I enclose the typescript of a small monograph of about 30,000 words entitled "time and the universe", and I should be glad to hear if you will undertake the publication of this. .... There is also a page removed from the Australian Journal of Science, being the review of the book by H. C. Corben printed in 1942. The book has several "diamonds" from poor cutting by the publisher on the lower corners and two pages have not been separated. The titling on the front board is done in gold, however the titling on the back strip section appears to be hand done in white. . Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Cosmology; Inventory No: 0221886. Post will be reduced to $7.90 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good
Price: 320.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0221886  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Sleepwalkers: A History of Man’s Changing Vision of the Universe (Pelican Books)
Koestler, Arthur,
Penguin Books, Middlesex, Britain, 1968. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Reprint. preface by author, Introduction by Herbert Butterfield, selected bibliography, notes and index. Illustrated paperback binding with white and blue coloured titles to the front panel and black and white coloured titles to the back strip. "A thought-provoking account of the scientific achievements and lives of cosmologists from the Babylonians to Newton." -- from rear panel blurb. Creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges. Some Chipping to the back strip corners with light browning to the text block edges and pages. Foxing and staining to the first few and last few pages of the book. Previous owner's initials to the top edge of the half title page. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 623, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Cosmology; Inventory No: 0122181. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0122181  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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National Geographic Encyclopedia of Space
Glover, Linda K.with Daniels, Patricia S.; Gianopoulos, Andrea; Malay, Jonathan T.,
ISBN: 0792273192
National Geographic , Washington, 2005. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. First Edition. foreword by Buzz Aldrin, preface by Linda K. Glover, about this book, appendix of maps, additional reading, about the authors, illustration credits, index and staff credits & acknowledgements. Pale gray coloured end pages. The text is illustrated with numerous colour photographs, illustrations and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Black coloured textured boards with white coloured embossed titles to the front panel and back strip. Photographic dustwrapper with silver and white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Colour photograph of main author to the rear fold over panel. The book is broken up into two sections Deep Space, Our Solar System, Reaching & Manoeuvring in Space, Human Spaceflight, Earth Science & Commerce from Space and Military & Intelligence Uses of Space each section has been authored by a different person. Minor rubbing to the back strip corners and to the book corners. A little creasing of the top dustwrapper edge with some rubbing of the book panels. Size: Square Quarto. [5], 5 - 400 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic & Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Astronomy; ISBN: 0792273192. ISBN/EAN: 9780792273196. Inventory No: 0127243. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0127243  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Operation Morning Light: Terror in Our Skies, the True Story of Cosmos 954
Heaps, Leo,
ISBN: 0709203233
Paddington Press Ltd, New York, 1978. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. acknowledgements, glossary, sources and index. Light blue coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with black and white photographs, and flight path of Cosmos 954. Red coloured boards with silver coloured titles to the back strip the spine. Shelf wear evident to the bottom edges of the book and dust marks to the top paper edge. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a picture of Canadian wilderness, with orange, yellow and white coloured titles to the front panel and orange and white coloured titles to the spine. A 0.5" tear on the rear, top back spine gutter and a small amount of chipping on the bottom edge of the dustwrapper is present. Slight fading to the backstrip. Previous owners name to the free front endpaper. In December 1977 a Soviet satellite -- Cosmos 954 -- started to malfunction and fell to earth over Canada. This is a story of that accident and the tri - nation (Canada, Russia, United States) cover-up. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 208 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Politics & Government ; Space Exploration; Russia; ISBN: 0709203233. ISBN/EAN: 9780709203230. Inventory No: 0101697. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0101697  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Comet Kohoutek; A Workshop Held at Marshall Space Flight Center June 13-14, 1974
Gary, Gilmer Allen [ Editor ],
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D.C., 1975. First American Paperback Editi
 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Softcover (Stiff Boards). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First American Paperback Edition. X, 272 pages, foreword by Maurice Dubin, Chief, Cometary Physics, Physics and Astronomy Programs, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, preface by editor numeral for tendencies. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography, black-and-white illustrations, tables, figures and schematics. Peach coloured covers with small peach and white NASA logo to the lower right hand corner of the front panel orange coloured titles on the front panel and the spine. In 1970 a rare phenomena occurred in the Astronomy world -- a bright, long-peroid comet was seen circling relatively close to the sun and was named Comet Kohoutek [ 1973f ]. At that time astronomers throughout the world, using various means and different techniques, up to and including the then new Skylab and other NASA technologies, set out to study this new Comet. This book is the result of a two day workshop held at Marshall Space Flight Centre, with the attendance of over 100 scientists from all over the world , to listen to 42 papers for discussion and dissemination of data gained by the various scientists about Comet Kohoutek. Rubbing and slight creasing to the book corners and to the head and to the heel of the back strip. The spine has become faded and results of insect activity can also be seen to the top edge. The results of insect activity can also be seen to the lower right hand corner of the front panel. There are marks and stains to both the front and back panels, the back panel has also suffered sun damage. Browning and light dust marking to the top paper edge. Some marks to the title page. A little browning of the internal pages and a few handling marks. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Inventory No: 0104793. Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0104793  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Astronomical Tables of the Sun, Moon, and Planets
Meeus, Jean,
ISBN: 0943396026
Willmann-Bell, Inc., Richmond, Virginia, 1983. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. First Edition. foreword by Robert C. Victor, bibliography and index. The text is illustrated with copious tables. Black and white photographic card cover with white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black And white photograph of author to the rear panel. "This book will interest all it first and knowledge about past, present, and future celestial events. In compiling these listings of thousands of separate astronomical phenomena, Jean Meeus has created a valuable reference for all who love the sky." From the forward page 3. Creasing to the book corners and a little rubbing to the book panels. Previous owners name to the lower right-hand corner of the half title page and original price is also present to the left-hand corner. This same owner has made some notes at the beginning of the book in blue ink and has underlined some of the text with an orange highlighter pen. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. (12), II-III, (3), each chapter is separately paginated,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; astronomy; ISBN: 0943396026. ISBN/EAN: 9780943396026. Inventory No: 0112636. Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0112636  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Apollo 11 Box
Craddock, Robert A. Text & Smithsonian Institution,
ISBN: 0811837343
Chronicle Books in collaboration with Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, Washington, 2003. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. /. First Edition. A commemorative box put out by the Smithsonian Institution to celebrate Man's landing on the moon Apollo 11. In the box there are facsimile documents associated with that landing: charts and logs used by the astronauts, flight director's log from Mission control, Houston, Apollo 11 Cloth Mission Patch, Neil Armstrong's travel voucher, Mission menus for each astronaut, a White House invitation to a post-Mission dinner, telegram to journalists aboard the recovery ship, Mike Collins's Lunar Surface Map, Washington post front page and a guide book that explains the significance of each artefact and the full history of the mission. The artefacts show no damage, but the box has a little rubbing of its panels and some bumping along the front edge of the top. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Space Exploration; United States; 1960s; ISBN: 0811837343. ISBN/EAN: 9780811837347. Inventory No: 0123103. 
Price: 44.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0123103  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes
Hawking, Stephen W.,
ISBN: 0553401653
Bantam Press, London, 1989. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/. Illustrator: Ron Miller. Reprint. introduction by Carl Sagan, acknowledgements, glossary and index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white drawings by Ron Miller. Photographic paperback binding with black coloured titles to the front panel and black and red coloured titles to the back strip. A history of time, in layman's' language. Creasing of the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Uniform tanning of the text block edges and age toning of the pages. Previous owner's rubber stamp to the top edge of the half title page. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). X, 198 pages, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Ron Miller. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; ISBN: 0553401653. ISBN/EAN: 9780553401653. Inventory No: 0124385. Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0124385  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Observing the Heavens
Hood, Peter,
Oxford University Press, London, 1951. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Poor. Illustrator: Photographic and illustrations. First Edition. Reference tables and books for further reading. The text is illustrated with occasional black-and-white photograph, lack and white illustrations and star charts. Colour illustrated frontispiece showing an Elizabethan star chart. Blue coloured cloth covered boards with silver coloured titles and illustration to the front panel with silver coloured titles to the black strip. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a photograph of part of the galaxy, with white coloured titles to the front panel and navy blue coloured titles to the back strip. A book aimed at younger reader as a beginner book on the science of astronomy. A little softening of the back strip corners and book corners. Age toning of the text block edges and pages with a little scattered foxing of the pages. Offset tanning and foxing to the endpages. The dustwrapper is in horrible condition! Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the lower back strip edge. The back strip is incredibly fragile and is hanging on by a thread please see photograph, but, is now protected. There is a 5 inch tear to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel. Multiple small tears and creasing to the top dustwrapper edge. Rubbing, stains and foxing to the rear panel with bleeding of the book colour to the verso of the dustwrapper. A little browning and foxing also present to the verso. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. 4], 5 - 64 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; Children. Inventory No: 0124506. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0124506  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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This Wild Abyss; The Story of the Men Who Made Modern Astronomy
Christianson, Gale E.,
ISBN: 0029056608
The Free Press, New York, 1979. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. 685 g.; XVIII, 462 pages, preface by author, appendix, notes, selected bibliography and index stop the text is illustrated with 16 pages of black-and-white photography/illustrations between page 238 and 239. Colour photographic cover with yellow background, with red, blue and white titles to the front panel and blue and white titles to the backstrip. Creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges and book panels. Fading to the backstrip. Browning, bank foxing and a few marks to the text block edges. Light age toning of the internal text. A history of astronomy from ancient times to the 17th century and Isaac Newton. Size: Large Format Paperback. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Astronomy; ISBN: 0029056608. ISBN/EAN: 9780029056608. Inventory No: 0109956. Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0109956  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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MAPPING MARS Science, Imagination and the Birth of the World
Moreton, Oliver
ISBN: 1841156698
Fourth Estate  2003 
 Paperback Index, notes and bibliography. 250gms weight; Color Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 352 pages Very Good; Owner's name top corner of front page.
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21230  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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COSMIC DAWN The Origins of Matter and Life
Chaisson, Eric
ISBN: 0316135909
Little ,brown & Co Boston 1981 
 Hardcover An atlantic monthly press book. Cosmic history time chart on endpapers. Sources and reading list. 750gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages Very Good
Price: 12.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 18313  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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THE STARGAZER’S COMPANION
Blum, James K
ISBN: 1863250859
Mallard Press Sydney 1990 
 Hardcover Index, ideal for beginners, star maps. 900gms weight; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 144 pages label ffep.
Price: 14.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 27521  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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Heavenly Knowledge : an Astrophysicist Seeks Wisdom in the Stars
Terenzi, Fiorella
ISBN: 0380790017
Morrow/Avon New York, Ny, U. S. A. 1999 First Edition
 Soft Cover 196p, illustrated. New book. ; 8vo Very Good
Price: 14.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 8334  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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The Mysterious Universe
Jeans, James
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1942 Second Edition
 Hard Cover Sequel to The universe Around Us. Updated and revised second edition.142p, index, illustrated. Dustjacket has tear to top edge of spine, wear to base, bumped bottom corner back cover. Photo of autho inside front flap.; 8vo Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: 20.37 (AUD)
Book Number: 6098  Bookseller: Dromanabooks
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THREE COPERNICAN TREATISES The Commentariolus of Copernicus; the Letter Against Werner; the Narratio Prima of Rheticus. Translated with an Introduction, Notes and Bibliography by Edward Rosen. Second Edition, Revised with an Annotated Copernicus Bibliogra
Rosen, Edward; Copernicus
Dover Publications New York 1959 Second Revised Edition
 Paperback Clean text, no crease to spine. Dover edition first published 1959 is an unabridged and revised publication of the work originally published in 1939 Columbia University Press. A new annotated Copernicus bibliography 1939-1958 has been added. Clean text, index. Catalogue of Dover books. ; Diagrams; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 284 pages edge of front page
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First on the Moon : a Voyage with Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, Edwin E Aldrin Jr. Written with Gene Farmer and Dora Jane Hamblin. Epilogue by Arthur C Clarke
Farmer, Gene and Hamblin, Dora Jane
Konecky & Konecky Connecticut  
 Hard Cover 434p. Photos from NASA. Near new condition. 1kg weight; 8vo Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
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THE MYSTERY OF COMETS Assisted by Daniel W E Green
Whipple, Fred L
ISBN: 0874749719
Smithsonian Institution Press Washington DC 1985 First Edition
 Softcover Second printing. Index. Written by scientists for the general public. Mystery ofComets is the first in the series, colour plates and b/w illustrations. 500gms weight ; Smithsonian Library of the Solar System; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages Very Good; Covered in clear adhesive plastic
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Captured by Aliens : the Search for Life and Truth in a Very Large Universe
Achenbach, Joel
ISBN: 0684848562
Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group New York, Ny, U. S. A. 1999 First Edition
 Hard Cover 414p, index, illustrated. New book. ; 8vo As New in As New dust jacket
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The Abduction Enigma
Randle, Kevin D. ; Estes, Russ; Cone, William P.
ISBN: 0312867085
Tom Doherty Associates, LLC New York, Ny, U. S. A. 1999 First Edition
 Hard Cover The truth behind the mass alien abductions of the late twentieth century'; 8vo As New in As New dust jacket
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Planet Quest : the Epic Discovery of Alien Solar Systems
Croswell, Ken
ISBN: 0684832526
The Free Press New York 1997 
 Hard Cover A thrilling account of the discovery of planets in the solar system and elsewhere orbiting distant stars.326p index, bibliography; Remainder As New in As New dust jacket
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Totality : Eclipses of the Sun
Littman, Mark; Willcox, Fred ; Espenak, Fred
ISBN: 0195131789
Oxford University Press, Incorporated New York, Ny, U. S. A. 1999 Second Edition
 Hard Cover 268p, index, illustrated. New book. 750 gms. ; 8vo Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket
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After Contact : the Human Response to Extraterrestrial Life
Harrison, Albert A.
ISBN: 0306456214
Plenum Press New York 1997 First Edition
 Hard Cover 364p, index. New book, ist printing, still tight. Chip to top edge near spine front cover; 8vo As New in As New dust jacket
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Dictionary of Astronomy (Professional Ser. )
Ince, M.
ISBN: 0948549432
Peter Collin Publishing, Limited London, United Kingdom 1997 First Edition
 Soft Cover 194p, bibliography. New book. ; 8vo Fine
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Cosmic Phenomena : Comets, Meteor Showers and Eclipses
Vanin, Gabriele
ISBN: 1552094235
Firefly Books, Limited Willowdale, On, Canada 1999 First Edition
 Hard Cover Large format, well illustrated (300 photos) introduction to naked-eye phenomena - comets, meteors and eclipses. Historical treatment as well as charts for future events during 2000s. 1.25kg weight; 4to As New in Very Good dust jacket
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The Hunt for Life on Mars
Goldsmith, Donald
ISBN: 0525943366
N A L New York, Ny, U. S. A. 1997 
 Trade Paperback Tale of an extraordinary rock that has secrets scientists are still trying to unlock, laymen's terms, like an adventure story - is there life on Mars? Glossary and index, 267pages. ; 8vo As New
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Life Beyond Earth
Ferris, Timothy
ISBN: 0684849372
Simon & Schuster Trade New York, Ny, U. S. A. 2000 First Edition
 Hard Cover 222p, index, glossy pictorial work. New book light shelfwear to top and base of jacket. 1300g weight. ; 4to As New in As New dust jacket
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The Race : the Story of America’s Battle to Beat Russia to the Moon
Schefter, James
ISBN: 0712684719
Century London 1999 First Edition
 Trade Paperback 304p, index, illustrated. Looks unread. ; 8vo Very Good
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Are We Alone in the Cosmos? : the Search for Alien Contact in the New Millennium
Bova, Ben and Preiss, Byron (Eds)
ISBN: 0671038923
Aladdin Paperbacks New York, Ny, U. S. A. 1999 First Edition
 Trade Paperback First printing November 1999.322p, illustrated. New book, remainder mark to base. ; Remainder; 8vo As New
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BLACK HOLES The End of the Universe?
Taylor, John
ISBN: 0006335098
Fontana/Collins London 1973 First Edition
 Paperback 10th impression. Explains how stars burn out and suffer gravitional collapse. No crease to spine. Index, bibliography,150 grams ; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 192 pages Very Good; Owner's name inside front cover Yellowed paper
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Nemesis. the Death Star : the Story of a Scientific Revolution
Muller, Richard
Guild Publishing London 1989 
 Hard Cover 194p, index, top edge of covre flares slightly. ; 8vo Good in Very Good dust jacket
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REVERSING EARTH
Warlow, Peter
ISBN: 0460044788
J M Dent & Sons Ltd London 1982 First Edition
 Hardcover Index, notes and bibliography. Could the earth turn over if another large cosmic body passed close by? 500gms weight ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
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THE EXACT SCIENCES IN ANTIQUITY
Neugebauer, O
Dover Publications New York 1969 Second Edition
 Paperback No crease to spine, clean text. Unabridged slightly corrected republication of the second edition published in 1957 by Brown University Press. 350gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages lifting.
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The Evening Star. Venus Observed
Cooper, Henry, S. F.
ISBN: 0374150001
Farrar Straus Giroux New York 1993 First Edition
 Hard Cover 274 pages. Top corner of inside flap cut. ; 8vo As New in Near Fine dust jacket
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Fire on Earth : in Search of the Doomsday Asteroid
Gribbin, John; Gribbin, Mary
ISBN: 0671854410
Pocket Books London 1997 First Edition
 Soft Cover 264 pages, index. , Remainder mark faint to base. Minor wear to edges, cover still shiny.; Remainder; 8vo Very Good
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Beyond Stonehenge
Hawkins, Gerald, S
ISBN: 0099140705
Arrow Books London 1977 
 Soft Cover 320 pages, illustrated, index. Owner's stamp on front page. Bottom corner of front cover dogeared. Chip to laminate on base of spine back cover.; 8vo Good
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Exodus to Arthur : Catastrophic Encounters with Comets (English Heritage Ser. )
Baillie, Mike
ISBN: 0713486813
B. T. Batsford Limited London, United Kingdom 2000 
 Trade Paperback 2001 reprint.272p, index, glossary, references and appendices, illustrated. Research on links between tree ring dating and comet collisions and catastrophes on earth. New book.650gms weight; 8vo New
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THE BRIDGE TO INFINITY harmonic 371244
Cathie, Bruce L.
ISBN: 0932813054
Adventures Unlimited Press  1997 
 Paperback Index. An updated analysis of the harmonic nature of reality. 'the energy grid that connects mankind with the infinite.' 280gms weight; Alternative Science; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 210 pages New
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Designs on Space : Blueprints for 21st Century Space Exploration
Wagner, Richard; Cook, Howard
Simon & Schuster New York, Ny, U. S. A. 2000 First Edition
 Hard Cover 138p, drawings, oblong shape. New book.600gms weight; 8vo Fine in Fine dust jacket
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THE RACE FOR MARS
Haining, Peter
ISBN: 0863790445
Comet London 1986 
 Paperback History of space exploration and fascination with Mars. 250gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages Very Good
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WORLDS IN SPACE
Caidin, Martin
Sidgwick & Jackson London 1954 
 Hardcover Index, plates show futuristic versions of spacecraft and travel. 600gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages Very Good with no dust jacket; Bumped corners, light foxing
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The Sun Shines Bright
Asimov, Isaac
ISBN: 0586058419
Panther Books London 1984 First Edition
 Mass Market Paperbac 268p, yellowed paper, no crease to spine. ; 12mo Very Good
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SEEING AND BELIEVING The Story of the Telescope, or How We Found Our Place in the Universe
Panek, Richard
ISBN: 1841153796
Fourth Estate  2000 
 Paperback Index, no creaes 125gms weight; Remainder; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 198 pages Very Good; Faint remainder mark to base
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THE CYCLE OF COSMIC CATASTROPHES How a Stone-Age Comet Changed the Course of World Culture
Firestone, Richard And West, Allen And Warwick-Smith, Simon
ISBN: 1591430615
Bear & Company  2006 
 Paperback Index, notes and bibliography, Is earth entering a new cycle of dramatic natural weather changes and catastrophes that accompanied the end of the Ice Age? 750gms weight; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 392 pages New
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THE ORION ZONE Ancient Star Cities of the American Southwest
David, Gary A.
ISBN: 1931882657
Adventures Unlimited Press  2006 
 Paperback Index, notes and bibliography. Correlations between Ancient Egyptians and the Pueblo Indians interest in Astronomy.550gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall New
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THE FACE ON MARS The Evidence of Lost Martian Civilization
Crowley, Brian & Hurtak, James J
ISBN: 0725105135
Sun Books Pty Ltd Melbourne 1986 First Edition
 Paperback Index, notes and bibliography, study of NASA material showing face on Mars and potential significance to other pyramid stuctures and ancient ruins on earth. 200gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 118 pages Fair; Owner's name top edge of first page, notes and highlighting to text.
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Fly the Space Shuttle
Stott, Carole
ISBN: 0751356255
Dorling Kindersley London 1997 
 Hardcover Index, train as an astronaut, plenty of colour photos. 500gms weight ; Action Books; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 30 pages Very Good
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Moonshadow The Story of the Total Eclipse
Manners, Terry
Chameleon Books London 1999 First Edition
 Hardcover Bibliography. 800gms weight; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 162 pages Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
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2008 AUSTRALIAN SKY GUIDE
Lomb, Nick
ISBN: 1863171231
Powerhouse Publishing Sydney  
 Paperback As new, never read. "Celestial equivalent of a street directory" information on all the planets with the latest findings from spacecraft and earth-based telescopes. Highlights for 2008, moon and tide charts. 250gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 112 pages Very Good+
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A HISTORY OF ASTRONOMY FROM THALES TO KEPLER Formerly Titled History of the Planetary Systems from Thales to Kepler. Revised with a Foreword by W. H. Stahl
Dreyer, J. L. E.
Dover Publications   Second Edition
 Paperback Copyright 1953. Index, bibliography. Catalogue of Dover Science books. Detailed history of early astronomy. 500gms weight; Diagrams; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 448 pages Tape marks inside corners.
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The London Planetarium
no author
Broadway Press   
 Soft Cover 48p paper cover souvenir booklet on the London Planetarium, the building, Zeiss Projector, man's fascination with the heavens, sun, planets, the milky way and the then Chief Astrronomer at the London Planetarium Dr Henry Charles King born 1915. B/w illustrations. Undated. Spine rubbed, stapled; 4to Very Good
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Inventions from Outer Space : Everyday Uses for NASA Technology
Baker, David
ISBN: 1876142960
Universal International London 2000 First Edition
 Hard Cover 128 pages, index. Inventions from Outer Space, details the spin-off products brought to us by NASA"S Technology Transfer programme and 40 years of successful space exploration. New; Color Illustrations; 8vo As New in As New dust jacket
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COMETS Creators and Destroyers
Levy, David H.
ISBN: 0684852551
Touchstone/Simon & Schuster  1998 
 Paperback Index. 400gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages Very Good
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